Flowering Cherry producing pods for the first time in 35 years??
I have a flowering cherry tree in my garden and for the first time in 35 years it is producing odd shaped pods along side the normal cherries. I have a feeling these might be misshaped cherries, any ideas anyone
edited May 2020
Unfortunately, those are not pods but malformed fruits and are caused by a disease called 'Pocket plum'. See here:
I suspect your tree may actually be a
A trowel in the hand is worth a thousand lost under a bush.
Thank you so much for a speedy reply, I will start removing the infected branches.